UCSF MRI MS

Over-the-counter allergy drug helps patients with chronic injury from multiple sclerosis

Clinical trial shows FDA-approved antihistamine restores nervous system function in MS patients.

UC Santa Cruz daydreaming

The link between dreaming and mind-wandering

What are dreams? "An accidental byproduct of our waking cognitive abilities," a new book says.

UC Merced whale

Human speech, jazz and whale song

Three wildly different samples show how much forms of communication have in common.

UC Berkeley Hurricane generosity

How generosity in disasters flows in both directions

Sharing what we have activates pleasure circuits in the brain, says the Greater Good Science Center.

UC Riverside fear

Erasing your fears?

Researchers have developed a method to selectively erase fear memories in the brain.

Neurons worms

The most detailed look yet at an animal's brain

The C. elegans worm may have only 302 neurons, but for the first time, scientists can see them all one by one.

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How ketogenic diets curb inflammation

UCSF team discovers a key to the diet's apparent effects.

UC Davis oxytocin

Blocking the 'love hormone'

A new study finds that blocking oxytocin works better than Prozac to help stressed mice.

clock reset UC Santa Cruz

Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body’s clock — and soon may be able to reset it

Whether you're a night owl or a morning lark, circadian rhythms control just about every aspect of your health.

Keepon UC Santa Cruz Leila Takayama

Love 'em or hate 'em, robots are here to stay

Here's how we make them better, says psychology prof.

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